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Milepost outside No.273

A Grade II Listed Building in Canton, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4816 / 51°28'53"N

Longitude: -3.2018 / 3°12'6"W

OS Eastings: 316642

OS Northings: 176533

OS Grid: ST166765

Mapcode National: GBR KCL.1V

Mapcode Global: VH6FD.G161

Entry Name: Milepost outside No.273

Listing Date: 13 January 1976

Last Amended: 8 November 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14081

Building Class: Transport

Location: At Canton Cross forming part of a good group with The Corporation PH and Canton Library.

County: Cardiff

Town: Cardiff

Community: Canton

Traditional County: Glamorgan

History

Probably dating from early/mid C19. The post has been moved from outside Nos. 10 and 12 Llandaff Road, which formed a part of the Cardiff-Llantrisant turnpike.

Exterior

Cast-iron milepost, triangular on plan. Downward pointing apex with the words 'LANDAFF 1¼'; left hand narrow vertical portion with the words 'CARDIFF 1 MILES'; right hand portion with the words 'LANTRISANT 9½ MILES'.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest as an early/mid C19 turnpike milepost.

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